Ingeteam is boosting its international growth with the opening of a new branch in the United Arab Emirates.With this expansion, the company has consolidated its global position with its presence in 23 countries. The branch based in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, is initially directed at the solar PV and energy storage business, due to the good positioning of Ingeteam in the sector.
The United Arab Emirates currently boasts of the world’s largest solar PV plant, Noor Abu Dhabi with a single connection point and an installed power of 1,177.36 MW. The plant located in the town of Sweihan is equipped with Ingeteam PV inverters and Inverter stations, supplied as a centralized turnkey solution for medium voltage power conversion.
For this project, Ingeteam supplied:
– 201 power stations with a power output of 4,660 kWac. Each fitted with all the necessary equipment to inject medium voltage power: dual PV inverters, LV/MV transformer, medium voltage switchgear, auxiliary services transformer, UPS and low voltage switchgear.
– 402 dual photovoltaic inverters, each with a rated power output of 2,330 kW, pertaining to the 1,000 Vdc INGECON® SUN PowerMax B Series family.
– Commissioning of the system.
– Service level agreement, guaranteeing a 99% operational availability of the equipment supplied by Ingeteam during the first two years of the plant operation.
Ingeteam has also supplied its power conversion system (PCS) to this country for a pilot project in Dubai, representing the first energy storage system in the United Arab Emirates to be coupled to a large-scale PV plant. This battery system is part of the largest solar complex in the world – the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park. Ingeteam’s branch already has a sales department and an after-sales service support that covers the entire Middle East as well as North Africa.
With this opening, Ingeteam is consolidating its dominant position as a supplier of power converters and provider of operation and maintenance services for renewable energy generation plants in the MENA area, where the company has already supplied more than 1,800 MW.